Works (54)

Updated: March 2nd, 2024 05:25

2023 journal article

A GENERALIZATION OF THRESHOLD-BASED AND PROBABILITY-BASED MODELS OF INFORMATION DIFFUSION

ADVANCES IN COMPLEX SYSTEMS, 26(02).

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
author keywords: Scale-free networks; information diffusion; agent-based models
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: October 30, 2023

2023 journal article

Classification of social media users with generalized functional data analysis

COMPUTATIONAL STATISTICS & DATA ANALYSIS, 179.

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
author keywords: Functional data; Classification; Binary series; Social media
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science
Added: November 5, 2022

2023 journal article

Special Section on "Inverse Generative Social Science": Guest Editors? Statement

JASSS-THE JOURNAL OF ARTIFICIAL SOCIETIES AND SOCIAL SIMULATION, 26(2).

By: J. Epstein*, I. Garibay*, E. Hatna*, M. Koehler* & W. Rand n

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
author keywords: Inverse Generative Social Science; Agent-Based Models; Evolutionary Computation; Genetic Pro-gramming
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: May 1, 2023

2023 review

Two decades of agent-based modeling in marketing: a bibliometric analysis

[Review of ]. PROGRESS IN ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE, 12(3), 213–229.

co-author countries: Australia 🇦🇺 Spain 🇪🇸 United States of America 🇺🇸
author keywords: Agent-based modeling; Marketing; Social networks; Simulation; Bibliometric analysis
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 21, 2023

2022 article

Entropy-Based Characterization of Influence Pathways in Traditional and Social Media

2022 IEEE 8TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON COLLABORATION AND INTERNET COMPUTING, CIC, pp. 38–44.

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: June 19, 2023

2022 article

Evolution of Intent and Social Influence Networks and Their Significance in Detecting COVID-19 Disinformation Actors on Social Media

SOCIAL, CULTURAL, AND BEHAVIORAL MODELING (SBP-BRIMS 2022), Vol. 13558, pp. 24–34.

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸

Contributors: C. Gunaratne*, D. De*, G. Thakur*, C. Senevirathna*, W. Rand n, M. Smyth*, M. Lipscomb*

author keywords: Disinformation; Misinformation; COVID-19; Intent; Social influence; Twitter; Transfer entropy; Information theory
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: November 7, 2022

2022 journal article

Simplicity is not key: Understanding firm-generated social media images and consumer liking

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF RESEARCH IN MARKETING, 39(3), 639–655.

By: G. Overgoor*, W. Rand n, W. Dolen* & M. Mazloom*

co-author countries: Iran (Islamic Republic of) 🇮🇷 Netherlands 🇳🇱 United States of America 🇺🇸

Contributors: G. Overgoor*, W. Rand n, W. Dolen* & M. Mazloom*

author keywords: Social Media; Visual Complexity; Deep Learning; Image Analytics; Convolutional Neural Networks
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: October 11, 2022

2021 journal article

Agent-based modeling of new product market diffusion: an overview of strengths and criticisms

ANNALS OF OPERATIONS RESEARCH, 305(1-2), 425–447.

co-author countries: Germany 🇩🇪 United States of America 🇺🇸

Contributors: W. Rand n & C. Stummer*

author keywords: Complex systems; Agent‐ based modeling; New product diffusion; Market simulation; Overview
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science
Added: February 11, 2021

2021 journal article

Apart we ride together: The motivations behind users of mixed-reality sports

JOURNAL OF BUSINESS RESEARCH, 134, 316–328.

By: D. Westmattelmann, J. Grotenhermen, M. Sprenger, W. Rand & G. Schewe

Contributors: D. Westmattelmann, J. Grotenhermen, M. Sprenger, W. Rand & G. Schewe

author keywords: User motivation; Mixed-reality; Virtual sport; Task factors; Social network
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 23, 2021

2021 journal article

Inferring mechanisms of response prioritization on social media under information overload

SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 11(1).

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
MeSH headings : Humans; Models, Theoretical; Social Media
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: April 12, 2021

2021 journal article

Influence Cascades: Entropy-Based Characterization of Behavioral Influence Patterns in Social Media

ENTROPY, 23(2).

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
author keywords: influence cascades; transfer entropy; online social networks; cross platforms; cryptocurrency; cyber-vulnerability
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science
Added: January 29, 2021

2021 journal article

Real-Time Brand Reputation Tracking Using Social Media

JOURNAL OF MARKETING, 85(4), 21–43.

By: R. Rust, W. Rand, M. Huang, A. Stephen, G. Brooks & T. Chabuk

Contributors: R. Rust, W. Rand, M. Huang, A. Stephen, G. Brooks & T. Chabuk

author keywords: brand driver; brand reputation tracker; corporate reputation; customer equity; relationship driver; social media mining; Twitter; value driver
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: July 6, 2021

2020 journal article

Deep Agent: Studying the Dynamics of Information Spread and Evolution in Social Networks

ArXiv. https://publons.com/wos-op/publon/48244600/

Contributors: I. Garibay, T. Oghaz, N. Yousefi, E. Mutlu, M. Schiappa, S. Scheinert, G. Anagnostopoulos, C. Bouwens ...

Source: ORCID
Added: February 4, 2023

2020 journal article

Is the Grass Greener? On the Strategic Implications of Moving Along the Value Chain for IT Service Providers

INFORMATION SYSTEMS RESEARCH, 31(1), 148–175.

By: A. Gopal*, S. Karmegam*, B. Koka* & W. Rand n

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸

Contributors: A. Gopal*, S. Karmegam*, B. Koka* & W. Rand n

author keywords: IT services; service providers; agent-based models; strategic orientation; resources; competitive analysis; value chain analysis
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: April 27, 2020

2020 journal article

The effects of information overload on online conversation dynamics

COMPUTATIONAL AND MATHEMATICAL ORGANIZATION THEORY, 26(2), 255–276.

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
author keywords: Information Overload; Diffusion of Information; Conversation; Information Cascades; Online Social Media; Twitter
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 3, 2020

2019 journal article

Characterising climate change discourse on social media during extreme weather events

GLOBAL ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGE-HUMAN AND POLICY DIMENSIONS, 54, 50–60.

co-author countries: China 🇨🇳 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 🇬🇧 United States of America 🇺🇸

Contributors: N. Roxburgh*, D. Guan*, K. Shin, W. Rand n, S. Managi, R. Lovelace*, J. Meng*

author keywords: Twitter; Climate change; Extreme weather; Social media; Public perception
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: March 4, 2019

2019 journal article

Inferring models of opinion dynamics from aggregated jury data

PLOS ONE, 14(7).

By: K. Burghardt*, W. Rand n & M. Girvan*

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸

Contributors: K. Burghardt*, W. Rand n & M. Girvan*

MeSH headings : Criminal Law / ethics; Criminal Law / statistics & numerical data; Decision Making; Female; Group Processes; Guilt; Humans; Judicial Role; Legal Services / ethics; Legal Services / statistics & numerical data; Male; Models, Psychological; Time Factors
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: September 30, 2019

2019 journal article

Letting the Computers Take Over: Using AI to Solve Marketing Problems

CALIFORNIA MANAGEMENT REVIEW, 61(4), 156–185.

co-author countries: Australia 🇦🇺 Spain 🇪🇸 Netherlands 🇳🇱 United States of America 🇺🇸
author keywords: artificial intelligence; analytics; marketing; social networks; social media
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: July 29, 2019

2018 journal article

Complex systems: marketing’s new frontier

AMS Review, 8(3-4), 111–127.

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
Source: ORCID
Added: August 23, 2019

2018 journal article

Computational landscape of user behavior on social media

PHYSICAL REVIEW E, 98(6).

By: D. Darmon*, W. Rand* & M. Girvan*

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸

Contributors: D. Darmon*, W. Rand* & M. Girvan*

Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: December 31, 2018

2018 journal article

Simulating Macro-Level Effects from Micro-Level Observations

MANAGEMENT SCIENCE, 64(11), 5405–5421.

By: E. Smith* & W. Rand n

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸

Contributors: E. Smith* & W. Rand n

author keywords: theory; decision making; applications; design of experiments; research methods; agent-based modeling; experiments; social networks
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: November 26, 2018

2017 journal article

Building Agent-Based Decision Support Systems for Word-of-Mouth Programs: A Freemium Application

JOURNAL OF MARKETING RESEARCH, 54(5), 752–767.

co-author countries: Spain 🇪🇸 United States of America 🇺🇸

Contributors: M. Chica* & W. Rand n

author keywords: word of mouth; marketing decision support systems; agent-based modeling; targeting and referrals; freemium business model
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2017 journal article

Consumer Connectivity in a Complex, Technology-enabled, and Mobile-oriented World with Smart Products

JOURNAL OF INTERACTIVE MARKETING, 40, 1–8.

By: P. Verhoef*, A. Stephen*, P. Kannan*, X. Luo*, V. Abhishek*, M. Andrews*, Y. Bart*, H. Datta* ...

co-author countries: China 🇨🇳 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 🇬🇧 Netherlands 🇳🇱 United States of America 🇺🇸

Contributors: P. Verhoef*, A. Stephen*, P. Kannan*, X. Luo*, V. Abhishek*, M. Andrews*, Y. Bart*, H. Datta* ...

author keywords: Mobile marketing; Internet of Things; Social networks; Big data; Omnichannel
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2017 journal article

The myopia of crowds: Cognitive load and collective evaluation of answers on Stack Exchange

PLOS ONE, 12(3).

By: K. Burghardt*, E. Alsina*, M. Girvan*, W. Rand n & K. Lerman*

co-author countries: Italy 🇮🇹 United States of America 🇺🇸

Contributors: K. Burghardt*, E. Alsina*, M. Girvan*, W. Rand n & K. Lerman*

MeSH headings : Behavior; Cognition; Crowding; Humans; Logistic Models
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2016 journal article

Brand Buzz in the Echoverse

Journal of Marketing.

Contributors: K. Hewett*, W. Rand, R. Rust* & H. Heerde*

author keywords: social media; brand communications; word of mouth; advertising; vector autoregression
Source: ORCID
Added: February 4, 2023

2016 conference paper

Breaking into new Data-Spaces: Infrastructure for Open Community Science

ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing.

Contributors: A. Halfaker*, J. Morgan*, Y. Pandian*, E. Thiry*, W. Rand*, K. Schuster*, A. Million*, S. Goggins*, D. Laniado

author keywords: Open Collaboration Data Factories; Infrastructure; Methods; Policy; Online communities; Scientific practice
Source: ORCID
Added: February 4, 2023

2016 journal article

Competing opinions and stubborness: Connecting models to data

Physical Review E.

Contributors: K. Burghardt*, W. Rand* & M. Girvan*

Source: ORCID
Added: February 4, 2023

2016 journal article

Evaluating information diffusion speed and its determinants in social media networks during humanitarian crises

JOURNAL OF OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT, 45, 123–133.

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
author keywords: Humanitarian operations; Social media; Information diffusion theory
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2016 journal article

The simple rules of a complex world: William Rand and Roland Rust

European Journal of Marketing.

Contributors: W. Rand* & R. Rust*

author keywords: Standards; Methodology; Sufficiency; Agent-based modeling; Validity
Source: ORCID
Added: February 4, 2023

2016 journal article

Understanding the complexity of project team member selection through agent-based modeling

International Journal of Project Management, 34(1), 82–93.

By: S. Hsu*, K. Weng*, Q. Cui* & W. Rand*

co-author countries: Hong Kong 🇭🇰 United States of America 🇺🇸

Contributors: S. Hsu*, K. Weng*, Q. Cui* & W. Rand*

author keywords: Team member selection; Diversity; Interdependence; Complexity; Agent-based modeling
Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: February 21, 2020

2015 journal article

An Agent-Based Model of Urgent Diffusion in Social Media

Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation. https://publons.com/wos-op/publon/56056143/

Contributors: W. Rand, J. Herrmann, B. Schein & N. Vodopivec

Source: ORCID
Added: February 4, 2023

2015 conference paper

Forecasting High Tide: Predicting Times of Elevated Activity in Online Social Media

IEEE/ACM International Conference on Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining (ASONAM).

Contributors: J. Harada*, D. Darmon*, M. Girvan* & W. Rand*

Source: ORCID
Added: February 4, 2023

2014 journal article

The future applications of agent-based modeling in marketing

Routledge Companion to the Future of Marketing.

Contributors: W. Rand n

Source: ORCID
Added: February 4, 2023

2014 chapter

When Does Simulated Data Match Real Data?

In Advances in Computational Social Science (pp. 297–313).

By: F. Stonedahl* & W. Rand*

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: February 21, 2020

2013 journal article

Automatic Crowdsourcing-Based Classification of Marketing Messaging on Twitter

ASE/IEEE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON SOCIAL COMPUTING (SOCIALCOM).

Contributors: R. Machedon*, W. Rand* & Y. Joshi*

author keywords: advertising; classification; crowdsourcing; machine learning; marketing
Source: ORCID
Added: February 4, 2023

2013 journal article

Does Love Change on Twitter? The Dynamics of Topical Conversations in Microblogging

ASE/IEEE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON SOCIAL COMPUTING (SOCIALCOM).

Contributors: V. Lai* & W. Rand*

author keywords: social media; microblogging; trend identification; topic stability; language usage; ranking; Twitter
Source: ORCID
Added: February 4, 2023

2013 journal article

Improving Prelaunch Diffusion Forecasts: Using Synthetic Networks as Simulated Priors

Journal of Marketing Research.

Contributors: M. Trusov*, W. Rand* & Y. Joshi*

author keywords: agent-based models; complex systems; Bayesian inference; consumer networks; diffusion; prelaunch forecasts
Source: ORCID
Added: February 4, 2023

2013 journal article

Media, Aggregators, and the Link Economy: Strategic Hyperlink Formation in Content Networks

Management Science.

author keywords: media economics; news and journalism; content strategies; network formation; marketing
Source: ORCID
Added: February 4, 2023

2013 journal article

Predictability of User Behavior in Social Media: Bottom-Up v. Top-Down Modeling

ASE/IEEE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON SOCIAL COMPUTING (SOCIALCOM).

Contributors: D. Darmon*, J. Sylvester*, M. Girvan* & W. Rand*

Source: ORCID
Added: February 4, 2023

2013 conference paper

SWITCHING BEHAVIOR IN ONLINE AUCTIONS: EMPIRICAL OBSERVATIONS AND PREDICTIVE IMPLICATIONS

Winter Simulation Conference. https://publons.com/wos-op/publon/56056141/

Contributors: W. Guo, W. Rand & W. Jank

Source: ORCID
Added: February 4, 2023

2011 journal article

Agent-based modeling in marketing: Guidelines for rigor

International Journal of Research in Marketing.

Bill Rand

Source: ORCID
Added: August 23, 2019

2010 journal article

THE SHAKY LADDER HYPERPLANE-DEFINED FUNCTIONS AND CLASSIC DYNAMIC PROBLEMS

International Journal of Computational Intelligence and Applications.

Contributors: A. Alharbi* & W. Rand*

author keywords: Genetic algorithms; dynamic environments; shaky ladder hyper-defined functions; building blocks; representation
Source: ORCID
Added: February 4, 2023

2010 journal article

The Problem with Zoning: Nonlinear Effects of Interactions between Location Preferences and Externalities on Land Use and Utility

Environment and Planning B: Planning and Design, 37(3), 408–428.

By: M. Zellner*, R. Riolo*, W. Rand*, D. Brown*, S. Page* & L. Fernandez*

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: September 11, 2020

2009 conference paper

PARTICIPATORY SIMULATION AS A TOOL FOR AGENT-BASED SIMULATION

International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence (ICAART). https://publons.com/wos-op/publon/56056148/

Contributors: M. Berland & W. Rand

Source: ORCID
Added: February 4, 2023

2009 journal article

The emergence of zoning policy games in exurban jurisdictions: Informing collective action theory

Land Use Policy, 26(2), 356–367.

By: M. Zellner*, S. Page*, W. Rand*, D. Brown*, D. Robinson*, J. Nassauer*, B. Low*

co-author countries: Czechia 🇨🇿 United States of America 🇺🇸
author keywords: Land-use policy; Scale interaction; Local government cooperation; Game theory; Agent-based modeling
Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: September 11, 2020

2008 journal article

Exurbia from the bottom-up: Confronting empirical challenges to characterizing a complex system

Geoforum, 39(2), 805–818.

By: D. Brown*, D. Robinson*, L. An, J. Nassauer*, M. Zellner*, W. Rand*, R. Riolo*, S. Page*, B. Low*, Z. Wang*

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
author keywords: urban sprawl; land-cover change; land-use change; spatial modeling; ecological effects
Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: September 11, 2020

2008 journal article

Reciprocity between the cerebellum and the cerebral cortex: Nonlinear dynamics in microscopic modules for generating voluntary motor commands

Complexity, 14(2), 29–45.

By: J. Wang*, G. Dam*, S. Yildirim, W. Rand*, U. Wilensky* & J. Houk*

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
author keywords: neural network; motor cortex; cerebellum; movement; nonlinear dynamics; motor command; equilibrium point control; agent-based modeling
Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: September 11, 2020

2007 chapter

Understanding the Semantics of the Genetic Algorithm in Dynamic Environments

In Lecture Notes in Computer Science (pp. 657–667).

By: A. Alharbi*, W. Rand* & R. Riolo*

co-author countries: Saudi Arabia 🇸🇦 United States of America 🇺🇸
Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: September 11, 2020

2006 chapter

The Effect of Building Block Construction on the Behavior of the GA in Dynamic Environments: A Case Study Using the Shaky Ladder Hyperplane-Defined Functions

In Lecture Notes in Computer Science (pp. 776–787).

By: W. Rand* & R. Riolo*

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: September 11, 2020

2005 journal article

Path dependence and the validation of agent‐based spatial models of land use

International Journal of Geographical Information Science.

Bill Rand

author keywords: agent-based modeling; land-use change; urban sprawl; model validation; complex systems
Source: ORCID
Added: August 23, 2019

2005 chapter

Shaky Ladders, Hyperplane-Defined Functions and Genetic Algorithms: Systematic Controlled Observation in Dynamic Environments

In Lecture Notes in Computer Science (pp. 600–609).

By: W. Rand* & R. Riolo*

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: September 11, 2020

2005 journal article

Spatial process and data models: Toward integration of agent-based models and GIS

Journal of Geographical Systems, 7(1), 25–47.

By: D. Brown*, R. Riolo*, D. Robinson*, M. North* & W. Rand*

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: September 11, 2020

2005 conference paper

The problem with a self-adaptative mutation rate in some environments - A case study using the Shaky Ladder Hyperplane-Defined Functions

Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference. https://publons.com/wos-op/publon/56056147/

Contributors: W. Rand & R. Riolo

Source: ORCID
Added: February 4, 2023

2004 journal article

Agent-based and analytical modeling to evaluate the effectiveness of greenbelts

Environmental Modelling & Software, 19(12), 1097–1109.

By: D. Brown*, S. Page*, R. Riolo* & W. Rand*

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
author keywords: land-use change; urban sprawl; agent-based modeling; landscape ecology
Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: September 11, 2020

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